Big Daddy's Old Fashioned Barbeque: "I would just like to see a better mix of things"
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 15:29
Bruce Johansen, TC Daily Planet
Historically, the Rondo neighborhood was the most vibrant African American community in St. Paul, until a new freeway, built in the 1960s, tore it apart. According to the Minnesota Historical Society, "The construction of I-94 shattered this tight-knit community, displaced thousands of African Americans into a racially segregated city and a discriminatory housing market, and erased a now-legendary neighborhood."